Shared Parental Leave.

A Dad’s Share

by ParentalChoice
in Working Dad, Shared Parental Leave., Childcare, Career
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Back in November 2014 my wife and I were overjoyed with the arrival of our daughter Beatrice. Being at home with her for those first two weeks was amazing and she was perfect in every way, but a month in to her life she was diagnosed with hip-dysplasia and we were told she would need ...

The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Father

by ParentalChoice
in Working Dad, Shared Parental Leave., Parenting, Childcare, Career
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I’m a three-time stay-at-home dad of two: a seven-and-a-half-year-old daughter and a five-year-old son. That sentence has way too many hyphens in it. Where was I? My first stint as full-time carer for my daughter was by choice; I’d been freelancing in the marketing/PR field for a while and earning well, so when my wife’s ...